Tampa Bay Estuary Program: A Collaborative Approach to Ecosystem Recovery

In 1992, the elected officials participating in Tampa Bay Estuary Program (TBEP) adopted a goal of restoring seagrass to 1950s levels after decades of decline.  Reaching this goal required collaboration from public and private participants in TBEP’s Nitrogen Management Consortium.  Since 1992, local governments, industries, and citizens have implemented over 500 nutrient reduction projects throughout [...]